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IPI Freedom Dialogues Turkey: Flight into exile: Russian journalism after the invasion of Ukraine

Also available on: The 28th episode of IPI’s podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! In the 28th episode of the IPI Freedom Dialogues podcast, journalist Cansu Çamlıbel and her guest Elizaveta Osetinskaya, Russian media entrepreneur and founder of news outlet The Bell who is currently working from Turkey, discussed the Russian government’s […]

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Turkey Online Master Class: Engagement and Trust in Journalism (Aug. 22, 2022)

One of the most enduring challenges that Turkish independent journalism faces is distrust. The Trusting News project offers innovative perspectives and tested solutions to foster the engagement of audiences. In the second event of the Turkey Digital News Accelerator masterclass series, Lynn Walsh, the associate director of Trusting News, presents examples of how to engage […]

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Two freelance journalists assaulted while investigating waste treatment in Turkey

The IPI global network of journalists, editors, and publishers strongly condemned today the physical assault on journalists Vedat Örüç and Elif Kurttaş who were investigating a lead related to imported waste treatment across various industrial plants in the southern Turkish city of Adana. We call on Turkish authorities to fully investigate the attack and hold […]

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Turkey: IPI calls on regulator to lift block on DW, VOA

A Turkish court has blocked the websites of Deutsche Welle (DW) and Voice of America (VOA) after the international broadcasters refused to file a license application as demanded by the Turkish government’s telecommunications regulator, RTÜK, citing a risk of censorship. IPI has previously warned that as the regulator has a proven pattern of harassing independent […]

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